As in all units, pupils develop physical, social, emotional and thinking whole child objectives.
In this unit pupils develop the key skills required for tennis such as the ready position, racket control and forehand and backhand ground strokes. Pupils learn how to score points and how to use skills, strategies and tactics to outwit the opposition. Pupils are given opportunities to play games independently and are taught the importance of being honest whilst playing to the rules.
To develop underarm feeding.
To use the ready position.
|LESSON 2||To develop ball control using a tennis racket.|
|LESSON 3||To develop hitting the ball using a forehand.|
|LESSON 4||To develop returning the ball using a forehand.|
|LESSON 5||To develop the backhand and understand when to use it.|
|LESSON 6||To work cooperatively with a partner to keep a continuous rally going.|
|LESSON 7||To use simple tactics in a game to outwit an opponent.|
|LESSON 8||To demonstrate honesty and fair play when competing against others.|
|I am learning the rules of the game and I am beginning to use them to play honestly and fairly.|
|I can communicate with my teammates to apply simple tactics.|
|I can explain what happens to my body when I exercise and how this helps to make me healthy.|
|I can provide feedback using key terminology and understand what I need to do to improve.|
|I can return to the ready position to defend my own court.|
|I can sometimes play a continuous game.|
|I can use a range of basic racket skills.|
|I share ideas and work with others to manage our game.|
|Learning of key vocabulary –Opponent, consecutive, forehand, backhand, outwit|
|Understand and follow instructions|
|Understand rules and apply them to game situations|
|Communicating tactics and discussing what made them successful|
|Adding numbers in ‘Rally for points’|